Leadership and Employees’ Productivity: Measuring An Impact of Three Selected Leadership Styles on Employees’ Productivity in the Banking Sector of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
Keywords:Leadership, Leadership styles, Task oriented leadership, Autocratic leadership, Charismatic leadership, Employee productivity
This study was founded on the need to establish the influence of three leadership styles on employee productivity at banking sector of Bahawalpur. To achieve objectives of study, a descriptive survey was used to determine the influence of three leadership styles (task-oriented leadership, autocratic leadership, charismatic leadership) on employee productivity. Target population of study included all managers and employees of Bahawalpur’s Banks. A sample size of 234 was selected from a population of 586 managers and employees. Data was analyzed using correlation and regression analysis. Results of study showed that all three leadership styles have a positive relation with employee productivity. Study found that a unit increase in autocratic leadership style, task-oriented leadership style and charismatic leadership style leads to increase in employee productivity. Study, therefore, recommends that leaders know what is important for subordinates and organization as a whole and encourage employees to see opportunities and challenges around them creatively. Study suggests that a similar study can be done in other banks of Punjab and Pakistan by using other leadership styles.
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